BNP Paribas Dividend yield

 Price  51.93
 Dividend  2.66
 Earnings  7.31
 Cash-flow  2.72
 Book value  86.55
 Equity  85.00

BNP Paribas is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. BNP Paribas is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

BNP Paribas paid a total dividend of 3,282 million EUR last year, for a market value of 64,082 millions (Market Cap 55,493 millions). Dividend per share of BNP Paribas is 2.66 EUR, and his stock market price 51.93 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, BNP Paribas has a dividend yield of 5.12%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Financials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare BNP Paribas dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas Dividend Payout

About the ability of BNP Paribas to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.66 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.12%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). BNP Paribas payout on ernings is currently 36.39%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that BNP Paribascan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of BNP Paribas is EUR 2.72 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.66, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of BNP Paribas, compared againt world market average, France companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

BNP Paribas payout

BNP Paribas Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

BNP Paribas Stock performance

Finally, last moth BNP Paribas showed a return of -1.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 0.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Banks firms.

BNP Paribas stock and market return